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Charming Embossed Pansies and Leaves on Art Nouveau Antique Silver Plated Patch Box
Embossed Flowers on Large Antique Silver Plated Patch Box


 
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Charming embossed Art Nouveau Patch Box with pansies and leaves from 1900.  The box has a two-tone silver and golden surface from the  brass showing through the silver plate in relief from the natural aging process. The front and back are embossed with a large pansy, assorted flowers and leaves. The box is bordered with sprays of flowers and leaves. Closes with a satisfying snap. 1.7 long by 1.3" wide, very deep (1"), and the price includes 1/4 oz (7.5 ml) solid perfume of your choice. Patch boxes came into use during the 18th century at the court of Louis XV, where the use of "beauty patches" was popular. A beauty patch was made of gummed silk and was pasted on the skin as a "beauty mark" to emphasize a woman's facial feature, usually the cheek.
Our Price: $270.00


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